David Zemach-Bersin

1988 Advanced Training Workshop

With David Zemach-Bersin & Mark Reese

This audio set includes four extended Awareness Through Movementlessons based on a series of lessons Moshe gave at a special Tel-Aviv class for teachers. These lessons are more complex, difficult and experimental than those he taught for the general public.
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Extensive Awareness Through Movement experience is strongly recommended for these lessons. These lessons are more complex, difficult and experimental than those he taught for the general public. The highly unusual and complex lessons offered at this 1988 advanced training in Berkeley, California, are unlike any others available in audio or book form.
  1. Advanced Chest Mobility
  2. Widening the Back
  3. Balancing Flexors and Extensors in Sitting
  4. Advanced Rotation.
David Zemach-Bersin is one of Dr. Feldenkrais’s first American students, and a graduate of Feldenkrais’s first U.S. training, in San Francisco in 1977. David studied with Dr Feldenkrais from 1973-1984 in the U.S., England and Israel. He is recognized for his Functional Integration skills and his devotion to sharing Dr. Feldenkrais's original teaching.

In addition to studies with Dr. Feldenkrais, David studied extensively in Israel and the U.S. with Gaby Yaron, one of Feldenkrais’s very original students. He directs Feldenkrais Training Programs in New York City and Washington/Baltimore. A graduate of the University of California with extensive postgraduate work in physiological psychology.

David is the co-author of Relaxercise (HarperCollins), and has created a number of popular Feldenkrais audio programs. He is a past president of the Feldenkrais Guild®, co-founder of Feldenkrais Resources, the Feldenkrais Institute of New York and the Feldenkrais Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to research and bringing the Feldenkrais Method to underserved populations. David teaches widely and is creating a virtual center at FeldenkraisAccess.com. David and his wife Kaethe, have three grown children and live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.



Mark Reese, Ph.D.was one of the world's foremost authorities on the Feldenkrais Method. Mark studied with Moshe Feldenkrais in San Francisco, Amherst and Tel-Aviv, and taught practitioners in more than 30 domestic and international Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs. He taught advanced trainings throughout the world, including at both Esalen and the Omega Institute.
Mark published extensively on the Feldenkrais Method and related health issues, and is coauthor of Relaxercise (Harper Collins) a best-selling book of Feldenkrais lessons.He also appeared on television and radio. At the time of Marks passing on June 23rd, 2006 Mark was working on a biography of Moshé Feldenkrais.